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Law Enforcement Training

The Law Enforcement Division of the Southwest Florida Criminal Justice Academy.

Corrections Officer Training

The Correctional Officer program at Southwest Florida Public Service Academy

Firefighter Training

The Minimum Standards Firefighting Program at Southwest Florida Public Service Academy

EMT Training

The Applied Technology Diploma program at Southwest Florida Public Service Academy

Advanced and Specialized Criminal Justice Training

Advanced & Specialized Criminal Justice Courses at Southwest Florida Public Service Academy

advanced Firefighter and EMT Training

Advanced Firefighter and EMT Courses at Southwest Florida Public Service Academy

There will be an Equivalence of Train course on July 12th – 15th, and another on August 2nd – 5th. For more details please contact Dennis Eads.

Institutional Profile

The Southwest Florida Public Service Academy, an extension of Ft. Myers Technical College is comprised of two separate Public Safety Academies: The Southwest Florida Criminal Justice Academy and The Southwest Florida Fire Academy.

 

 

The Southwest Florida Criminal Justice Academy is certified by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Criminal Justice Standards & Training Commission to train students to become Florida State Certified Police Officers, Correctional Officers, and Probation & Parole Officers. In addition to training basic recruits, the Southwest Florida Criminal Justice Academy also provides Advanced & Specialized training courses which are designed to provide for the continuing education and training needs of Officers after their basic certification.

 

The Southwest Florida Fire Academy is certified by the Florida Bureau of Fire Standards & Training to train students to become Florida State Certified Fire Fighters. It also incorporates a certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program through the Department of Health for the State of Florida. In addition to training basic recruits, the Southwest Florida Fire Academy also provides Advanced & Specialized training courses which are designed to provide for the continuing education and training needs of Firefighters after their basic certification.

 

Academy Mission Statement

The Mission of the Southwest Florida Public Service Academy is to serve the citizens in our service area by providing our students with the highest quality certified education in Criminal Justice, Firefighting, and EMT.

 

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Thursday, Oct 28, 2021

Selective Traffic Enforcement Program for Civilians (STEP)

Selective Traffic Enforcement Program for Civilians (STEP) 8:00 AM—5:00 PM

Location: SWFPSA Classroom: Bldg. 5 Room 5-008

Selective Traffic Enforcement Program for Civilians (STEP)

Instructor:

Crisis Intervention #053

Crisis Intervention 8:00 AM—5:00 PM

Location: SWFPSA Classroom: Building 5 Room 5-008

Crisis Intervention

Instructor:

163rd Correctional Officer Class

Firearms Training 1:00 PM—10:00 PM

Location: Lee County Gun Range Classroom: LCSO

Firearms; CJK_0040

Instructor: Mike Peak

163rd Basic Law Enforcement Class

Defensive Tactics 7:00 AM—4:00 PM

Location: SWFPSA Classroom: DT Room

Criminal Justice Defensive Tactics CJK0051

Instructor:

85th CO to LE Cross-Over

Fundamentals of Patrol REVIEW & EXAM 8:00 AM—3:00 PM

Location: SWFPSA Classroom: TBD

Fundamentals of Patrol CJK 0063

Instructor: Raymond Beiner